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    Firefox 29 UI

    I was expecting to dislike the new Firefox UI and find it difficult to use, but my fears were unfounded - the benefits far outweigh the disbenefits, and it took very little time to get used to it. It...
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    I agree that for coding purposes the font must be...

    I agree that for coding purposes the font must be a fixed pitch one, but I find Consolas and Andale Mono both significantly better to look at than awful old Courier.

    P.S. Having used PFE for...
  3. All fixed in v28.0, 18 March 2014 ...

    All fixed in v28.0, 18 March 2014

    https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/28.0/releasenotes/

    http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/03/18/firefox-28-0-takes-on-the-pwn2own-attacks-already/
  4. Recent Activity List

    The Recent Activity list is of little use because any actual problem would be buried amongst the dozens of POP3 logins from Outlook. It needs a filter, e.g. omit all POP3 logins from address...
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    Keepass2Android

    When I bought my first smartphone late last year, I too came to the conclusion that Keepass2Android (KP2A) would be my best bet for password management on Android.

    My main password manager is not...
  6. But why are you hiding it in the first place? ...

    But why are you hiding it in the first place?

    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/28653/debunking-myths-is-hiding-your-wireless-ssid-really-more-secure/

    JPL
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    Is Microsoft Security Essentials missing updates?

    MSE updates its definitions automatically, and independently of Windows Update.

    However, there is one aspect of its update strategy that I consider to be utterly stupid: it checks for newer...
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    Win 7 Image Overwriting

    This year I was forced to replace my old PC, and that of course meant the new one would run Win 7. I planned to follow my usual practice and make backups at various stages of the installation (after...
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    I have been using Outlook on my home PC since...

    I have been using Outlook on my home PC since 1997 (I still have the Outlook 98 CD), although a search a few months ago showed that I have few messages dating before 2000 in my PST file. I used...
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    Quite so. A couple of years ago I installed two...

    Quite so. A couple of years ago I installed two new desktop PCs for a locally based charity. One was a Dell, the other a "bare-bones" system from Novatech. It took me longer to remove the Dell...
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    Re: "Google Searches Everything"

    Google Desktop Search is not for everyone. A friend had many problems with it because he had hit the size limit for the search database.

    For several years I used Copernic Desktop Search,...
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    Thanks for that link. I have successfully used...

    Thanks for that link. I have successfully used the Hivelogic Enkoder hivelogic.com/enkoder/form for some pages. This works well but uses JavaScript.

    JPL
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    Simple example of using KML file downloads to...

    Simple example of using KML file downloads to show cricket ground locations:

    http://www.phenecricket.com/main/directions.html

    JPL
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    I have been using Firefox as my default browser...

    I have been using Firefox as my default browser for a few years now. If IE8 had been out at the time I switched from IE I would probably not have bothered installing and learning a new browser. But...
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    Re: Problems with moved messages (2003 SP2)

    2. I have tried a quick test on this:

    I manually moved a message stored in folder A into folder B, and then replied to it. OL stored the reply in folder A.
    I immediately closed OL and then...
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    Re: Problems with moved messages (2003 SP2)

    Thanks for your thoughts on these rather odd problems.

    1. I don't think I have a rule conflict as the problem is a new one, but I have created no new rules for ages. Almost all (50 or so) of the...
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    Problems with moved messages (2003 SP2)

    Has anyone else observed the change in the behaviour of moved messages that is described below?
    Outlook 2003 SP2 / XP SP2 / fully patched.

    1. Move & Delete

    In my installation, all messages are...
  18. Re: Read contents of Note inserted in Outlook Contact (Office 2003 SP2)

    Thanks, John - your question about the object type is the key to the .SaveAs problem. I was too focussed on the NoteItem aspects and was blind to the fact that the object being processed is actually...
  19. Re: Read contents of Note inserted in Outlook Contact (Office 2003 SP2)

    ObjNote.SaveAs results in an error:

    "Object does not support this property or method".

    Any ideas?

    JPL
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    John,

    Thanks for your reply.

    I thought I was just making a silly mistake/omission and am amazed to find the object model does not support the "simple" task I was attempting.

    Saving as a file...
  21. Read contents of Note inserted in Outlook Contact (Office 2003 SP2)

    The following code (running in a Word template) successfully displays the first line of a Note attached to a Contact Item:

    Set objNotesColl = objContactItem.Attachments
    If objNotesColl.Count > 0...
  22. Re: Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (20

    OK. The set of instructions for a streamlined reinstallation would make a good KB Article - daft to have to ask MS individually.

    Anyway, I decided I could not let the problem run on into next...
  23. Re: Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (20

    Thanks, that seems much better than the full uninstall then reinstall process.

    Are the folder and registry key deletions performed by the cleanup utility, or do you have to do it manually by...
  24. Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (2003 SP2)

    Windows Update successfully applied all today's updates except the Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB914454).

    Office 2003 SP2 on Windows XP SP2 (both fully patched and up-to-date).
    ...
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    Office Versions Survey (2003 SP2)

    Hi,

    The Office versions survey promoted in OW Thanksgiving 05 has prompted thoughts about the real benefits to me of new versions of Office. I have been a heavy Office user of all versions from...
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